Origin of actuate
OTHER WORDS FROM actuateac·tu·a·tion [ak-choo-ey-shuhn], /ˌæk tʃuˈeɪ ʃən/, nounde·ac·tu·ate, verb (used with object), de·ac·tu·at·ed, de·ac·tu·at·ing.self-ac·tu·at·ing, adjectiveun·ac·tu·at·ed, adjective
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How to use actuate in a sentence
The biggest decision you’ll have to make around “typing feel” is whether or not you want a mechanical keyboard, named for the physical mechanisms under each key “actuate” or trigger each input.
Mechanical keys, which use a physical switch to “actuate” your inputs, were prized for their superior typing feel and the reliability of a physical switch.
You could customize how your keyboard sounds, how hard you have to press each key to actuate it, how much that key “fights back” with each push, how many keys you want to have, and many other characteristics.A beginner’s guide to the world of custom mechanical keyboards|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 13, 2022|Popular-Science
As with mechanical keyboards, the switches in the V2 Chroma use a physical mechanism to “actuate” an input, sending the signal to your Xbox or PC.Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma Xbox controller review: A wired revival|Mike Epstein|December 3, 2021|Popular-Science
Demand for rim-brake wheels and cable-actuated shifting has plummeted at the high end of the sport.Integrated Road Bikes Perform Better, but at What Cost?|agintzler|December 3, 2021|Outside Online
He sought to penetrate the human heart, and to reveal the secret motives which actuate the conduct of men.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
To make life a success, the glory of God must be the ruling motive to actuate us in all the walks of life.Choice Readings for the Home Circle|Anonymous
My agitation on Sunday week during and after your departure called forth reflections which actuate my present conduct.The Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J. 1834-1851|Duke of Wellington
Only suppose that nation to possess the same feelings which actuate every breast in this House; which actuate the American people.
If thoughts do not actuate it, your distrustful fears and cares will vanish.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter